Paula Hutchinson

Paula Hutchinson

Registered Member MBACP

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Therapist - Blackpool

Blackpool FY3
Sessions from £45.00


  • Flexible hours available
  • Wheelchair accessible office
  • Concessionary rates


I am taking new clients for face-to-face, telephone or on-line video counselling. 

I have appointments available in the mornings, afternoons or evenings from Monday to Friday.  

About me and my therapy practice

If life feels so difficult that it seems impossible to move forward;  if you feel stuck in emotional distress and you’re struggling to deal with it on your own then you may find it helpful to see a counsellor.  Counselling can help you to understand the way that you think, feel and behave and it can help you to bring about positive changes in your life. When past experiences are troubling you counselling can help you to accept what has happened and process the feelings that you have been left with. Counselling can be life-changing and even life-saving; it can help you to find the ‘real’ you again.

I am an Integrative Counsellor which means my work is influenced by several different counselling and psychotherapy theories, so I can adapt my approach to meet your needs.  I use an emotion-focused approach to develop emotional awareness because this can help you to understand your difficulties and what you want/need to feel better.

I offer a free telephone consultation to help you to decide if counselling could be beneficial for you.  This will also help you to decide if I am the right counsellor for you.  

Counselling session length is 50 minutes.

My first session

In your first session we will explore together your reasons for seeking counselling and we will discuss what you want to get out of the therapy.  I will ask you to complete a couple of assessment forms to measure any symptoms of depression or anxiety.

What I can help with

Abuse, Anxiety, Bereavement, Cancer, Child related issues, Depression, Health related issues, Identity issues, Loss, Personal development, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Spirituality, Stress, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Brief therapy, CBT, Emotionally focused therapy, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Relational

Clients I work with

Adults, EAP, Older adults, Organisations, Trainee

How I deliver therapy

Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone counselling, Time-limited

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